ESCI Career Fair - Info for Students

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Fall 2023 Earth & Environmental Sciences Career Fair

  • Tuesday, October 10, 2023
  • 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • John T. Tate Hall Atrium


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Prepare for the Career Fair

Get your resume/CV and cover letter ready

Prepare your 30-second 'elevator pitch'

To learn how to introduce yourself to employers and see sample elevator pitches, download the Virtual Career Fair Preparation Guide (PDF).

Research companies that interest you

The more you know about the company when you meet recruiters, the more you will impress them! To get started, download the Researching Employers and Industries Guide (PDF).

Prepare for interviews

To get started, download the Interviewing Guide for Industry (PDF).

Preparation for international students

There are many nuances to job and internship searching as an international student. Read about considerations and career resources for international students.

Hear advice from employers

Learn tips and advice from employers who attend a CSE career fair.

Employers and descriptions

AIPG logo

The American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) was founded in 1963 to certify the credentials of practicing geologists and to advocate on behalf of the geologic profession. The science of geology is vital to the interests of the nation and to best protect public health, safety, welfare, and the environment. AIPG is an organization of qualified geologists dedicated to this mission. AIPG National coordinates and participates in several outreach events for state and federal government.


Antea Group Logo

Antea Group is an international engineering and environmental consulting firm. We specialize in full-service solutions in the fields of environment, infrastructure, urban planning and water. We deliver sustainable results for a better future. With more than 3,250 employees in over 90 offices around the world, we serve clients ranging from manufacturers and global energy companies to national governments and local municipalities.

Barr Logo

Barr provides environmental and engineering consulting services to clients across North America and around the world. We are headquartered in Minneapolis and have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Our engineers, scientists, and technical specialists work together to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources.

Bay West Logi

We are a nationally recognized environmental consulting and remediation company that performs environmental, industrial, spill response, and safety services for public and private sector clients across the country. Our customers know us for our attention to detail, safety record, highly skilled staff, and rapid response capabilities. Today, headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, Bay West is led by multidisciplinary professionals. Our customers continue to choose us as a single-source provider due to our exceptional track record and reliability.

Big Rock Exploration Logo

Big Rock was started by two geologists who originally met in field mapping class at Winona State University while they were completing their B.S. in Geology. After extensive independent work in the mineral exploration industry all across of North America, they joined forces and started Big Rock Exploration. The company focuses on scientifically informed mineral exploration with a special interest in industrial metal recycling technology.

Braun Logo

Braun Intertec is a 100% employee-owned consulting firm that provides geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, and testing solutions for private and public sectors with offices across the central United States. Our >1000 employee-owners have a financial interest in the company, and so they have a vested interest in delivering quality services to our clients. At our firm, we promote employee health to encourage a productive lifestyle both at work and at home.

ERM logo

As the largest global sustainability consultants, we partner with the world’s leading organizations to support our clients’ environmental, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability needs across the entire lifecycle of the business. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our “boots to boardroom” approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.

Landmark Environmental logo

Landmark is a women-owned small business that assists government, developers, industry, non-profits, and engineering companies with comprehensive environmental solutions. Our team includes experienced hydrogeologists, geologists, environmental scientists, and civil, environmental and geological engineers. We focus on properties with a long history of commercial and industrial use, oftentimes referred to as “brownfields”. Whether the contamination and impacts associated with these brownfields are real or perceived, the associated environmental issues can become an obstacle to acquisition and redevelopment. Oftentimes, these brownfields are underutilized because these environmental issues and their associated legal and financial risks seem overwhelming. Landmark has helped solve our client’s environmental problems since 2000. 

MineraLogic LLC logo

Geochemistry provides a coherent framework for understanding the distribution and mobility of chemical elements as they cycle through geologic systems. We help industry develop geochemically-sound strategies that manage risks—and realize opportunities—created by reactions between minerals, water, and atmosphere. Situated in northern Minnesota, on the southern extent of the Canadian Shield, our practice has significant depth of experience with the mineral deposit types represented in our region: iron formation, magmatic copper-nickel-cobalt-PGE, VMS, and sediment- hosted stratiform copper deposits.


Martin Marietta Logo

As a leading provider of natural resource-based building materials, Martin Marietta provides the foundation upon which our communities improve and grow. Martin Marietta uses Earth and Environmental Science to locate and process natural materials (often glacial deposits and bedrock) for building and construction aggregates, cement, concrete, asphalt, and lime. There are over 500 locations across the United States.

MGS logo

The MGS was established in 1872 by the State of Minnesota as part of the University of Minnesota. The MGS is a research and service organization that serves the people of Minnesota by providing systematic geoscience information to support stewardship of water, land, and mineral resources. MGS geologic mapping and research evolve with the progress of science and technology, and the MGS works closely with University, government, industry, and community partners to ensure we respond to the diverse needs of Minnesota.


DNR Logo

DNR protects the state’s natural heritage by conserving the diversity of natural lands, waters, and fish and wildlife that provide the foundation for Minnesota’s recreational and natural resource-based economy (M.S. 84, M.S. 97A). DNR manages natural lands such as forests, wetlands, and native prairies; maintains healthy populations of fish and wildlife; and protects rare plant and animal communities throughout the state. DNR manages the state’s water resources, sustaining healthy waterways and ground water resources. DNR provides access to enrich public outdoor recreational opportunities, such as hunting, fishing, wildlife-watching, camping, skiing, hiking, biking, motorized recreation, and conservation education through a state outdoor recreation system that includes parks, trails, wildlife management areas, scientific and natural areas, water trails, and other facilities (M.S. 86A). DNR supports natural resource-based economies, managing state forest lands for multiple forest values (M.S. 89), ensuring the maximum long-term economic return from school trust lands (M.S. 127A), and providing other economic opportunities in a manner consistent with sound natural resource conservation and management principles.

MPCA logo

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is a state agency committed to ensuring that every Minnesotan has healthy air, sustainable lands, clean water, and a better climate. Through the authority of state and federal statutes and guidelines, the Agency focuses on preventing and reducing the pollution of air, land, and water, and leads Minnesota’s efforts to protect against the devastating effects of climate change. We work with regulated parties, businesses, governments,
organizations, and Minnesota’s 11 tribal nations to develop community-centered approaches that protect our natural resources, improve human heath, and foster economic growth.

MoMacMo Limited

Momacmo is a consulting company that plans and operates projects using geophysical technology to improve our community and world. We develop geophysical technologies for identifying natural hazards and monitoring infrastructure. Our projects often involve collaboration with other non-profits, for-profits, and universities (including the University of Minnesota and the University of Calgary). Examples of our work involves the use of fiber optic cables to monitor strain associated with slumping and landslides, and surface wave seismic surveys for site characterization prior to construction. 

Pinnacle Engineering logo

Pinnacle Engineering, Inc. (Pinnacle) was formed in 1991 to serve the expanding environmental needs of industrial and manufacturing businesses. As an environmental engineering and consulting company, Pinnacle provides a full range of environmental, industrial, civil engineering, and remedial field services -- serving the expanding environmental needs of railroad, industrial, commercial, utility, manufacturing, and renewable energy clientele. 

STantec logo

Stantec is one of the world’s top ten largest design firms and has over 26,000 employees working at over 400 locations across 6 continents. We are known for having a particularly strong hydrogeology unit. Our focus is on finding design solutions that avoid resource impacts, expedite regulatory approvals, and cut project costs. Our engineers, surveyors, and environmental design service experts lay the groundwork for infrastructure, energy, and building projects, and our approach to development forms wildlife habitats, restores wetlands, and builds active communities. We can help you with nature-based solutions, carbon capture, and other sustainability-focused goals.

USGS logo

 The USGS monitors, analyzes, and predicts current and evolving Earth-system interactions and delivers actionable information at scales and timeframes relevant to decision makers. The USGS provides science about natural hazards, natural resources, ecosystems and environmental health, and the effects of climate and land-use change. We aim to lead the nation in integrated research, assessments, and prediction of natural resources and processes to meet society’s needs.

Vieau Logo

Vieau Associates Inc. is an environmental consulting firm specializing in Environmental Due Diligence and Voluntary Investigation and Cleanup for real estate and development. As a professional services firm, we are focused on consulting, project management, and the cost-effective delivery of results. Our focus is on environmental issues related to real estate transactions and development initiatives.

WSP company logo

While every human activity and development exerts an impact on the natural world, we learn more every day about how to minimize project footprints, apply better practices, and more balanced approaches. Our reputation is built on helping clients worldwide mitigate risk, manage and reduce impacts, and maximize opportunities related to health and safety, sustainability, climate change, energy, and the environment. We provide a diverse array of services including 3D laser scanning, air quality, environmental planning and assessment, contaminated land and soil remediation, environmental due diligence, water services, licensing and permitting, and planning related to sustainability, energy, and climate change.